Wednesday 27 June 2012

Linkliste unbehandelter Themen: Politics Edition

The Guardian has pictures of refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo fleeing to Rwanda.

Former President of the United States Jimmy Carter wrote an op-ed for the New York Times, condemning human rights violations committed in the name of the war against terrorism, including targeted assassinations and drone attacks. "As a result, our country can no longer speak with moral authority on these critical issues."

Foreign Policy has an interesting report on what it meant to work for the civilian operation of the US government in Kabul. 

After a Supreme Court decision to block parts of the controversial Arizona immigration law (but upholding the central provision, the "show me your papers clause", which is not popular with the Arizona police force), Mitt Romney's campaign attempts the impossible tightrope walk between not alienating xenophobic conservatives and  still appealing to the essential Latino voters

Some news on ACTA, which has been voted down by all five European Parliament committees, but the vote  in July is still happening. 

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